Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 +17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 32 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.73% 8.27% 14.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.27% 12.50% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 40
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% -3.08%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -5.41%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 284 184 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 68.60% 66.19% 74.85%
Number of salaries quoted 259 161 223
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,900 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Chester over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 21 (65.63%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) CSS
4 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) MySQL
5 14 (43.75%) Web Development
5 14 (43.75%) Magento
6 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 11 (34.38%) Google
7 11 (34.38%) Twitter
8 10 (31.25%) CSS3
8 10 (31.25%) HTML5
9 8 (25.00%) jQuery
9 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.00%) MVC
10 7 (21.88%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) Unix
11 6 (18.75%) Linux
11 6 (18.75%) OO
11 6 (18.75%) Apache
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (15.63%) Debian
12 5 (15.63%) Scrum
12 5 (15.63%) LAMP
12 5 (15.63%) C++
12 5 (15.63%) Web Services
12 5 (15.63%) XML
12 5 (15.63%) Python

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) nginx
3 3 (9.38%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) VLAN
1 2 (6.25%) VPN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Magento Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) HTML
2 18 (56.25%) CSS
3 10 (31.25%) CSS3
3 10 (31.25%) HTML5
4 8 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
5 5 (15.63%) JSON
5 5 (15.63%) LAMP
5 5 (15.63%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (15.63%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (15.63%) React
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) XML
6 4 (12.50%) Django
6 4 (12.50%) React Native
6 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (9.38%) CherryPy
7 3 (9.38%) Flask
7 3 (9.38%) Pylons
7 3 (9.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Debian
4 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Web Development
2 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (18.75%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) SOLID
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Content Management
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) ERP
8 2 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.25%) OOP
8 2 (6.25%) Workflow
9 1 (3.13%) Coaching
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) C++
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Google
1 11 (34.38%) Twitter
2 3 (9.38%) Zend
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com